Training

Free 8-week off-season training plan that's adaptable for every level

Want to start the next tri season raring to go? Then this 8 week off-season plan that involves hitting the bike and run trails will have huge form and fitness benefits
22 November 2017 at 11:28

Male triathletes found to be at higher risk of myocardial fibrosis

Male long distance triathletes face a higher risk of a potentially harmful heart condition called myocardial fibrosis, according to new research.
22 November 2017 at 09:48

Free 6 month Ironman base training plan

Your Ironman may be a dot on the horizon, but now’s the time to lay some swim/bike/run foundations. Here’s Dermott Hayes with his six-month base plan for iron-distance
21 November 2017 at 12:19

6 adventure sports for winter

Restless for some action now the tri season is over? Duathlon won’t cut it? Then check out these six adrenaline-fuelled adventure sports designed to add thrills and spills to your off-season
21 November 2017 at 09:42

How to race your first Ironman

Fitness wise, you’re ready to go and race your Ironman, but don’t think that all that’s left to do is compete. Mark Kleanthous explains the tactics needed to race Ironman
20 November 2017 at 12:23

Post exercise immunosuppression: are you a sufferer?

You’re in the best shape of your life, so why do you keep getting ill? Well, you may be suffering from PEIS – Post Exercise Immunosuppression. Warren Pole discusses causes, symptoms and treatment
20 November 2017 at 11:39

What are the benefits of training on a single speed road bike?

Wondering what the advantages and pitfalls of training on a fixed-gear road bike, and whether there's anything in particular you should be mindful of? Rob Banino explains the pros and cons
20 November 2017 at 08:59

How to go from triathlon to duathlon

Wondering how best to make the move from three sports to two? And how should you pace yourself on each section? What should you even wear?! Here are our essential tips and tricks to racing duathlon.
17 November 2017 at 14:28

Vicky Holland's top 3 swim drills

Holland regularly includes these 3 swim drills to tune up the most important aspects of her stroke.
17 November 2017 at 12:56

How much should you kick in front crawl?

Tri coach John wood explains how much triathletes should kick in the swim so they maximise their performance, without tiring their legs for the next two disciplines
16 November 2017 at 12:20

How does acupuncture work and does it benefit rehabilitation and sports performance?

Fancy getting needles stuck in you? Acupuncture could improve your recovery from injury, and your triathlon performance says musculoskeletal expert Jack Loveday
16 November 2017 at 11:17

How to engage your core to boost swim speed

Swim coach John Wood shares some swim tips and drills that will help you engage your core and improve your technique, so you glide faster through the water
16 November 2017 at 09:14

Why does the outside of my foot hurt when I run?

Do you experience pain on the outside of your foot when you run, which increases with distance/time? Sports biomechanics expert Richard Felton discusses causes and solutions
14 November 2017 at 09:32

Sprint & super-sprint triathlons: 14 of the UK's best for beginners

Made the decision to do your first triathlon and want to know which one is the best for the tri newbie? Here, are what we think are, the UK's top 14 short offerings perfect for those dipping their toe into triathlon waters for the first time
10 November 2017 at 12:00

How to build swim strength and stay injury free

Work on your swim-specific strength through the winter and swim injury-free into the new season
10 November 2017 at 09:11

Can I continue training with foot osteoarthritis?

Been diagnosed with osteoarthritis in your feet and worried you may no longer be able to run and train for, and compete in, triathlons? Chris Kay, a qualified sports rehabilitation specialist, explains how you can manage the condition and alleviate the symptoms, so you can still run.
09 November 2017 at 15:11

What is overspeed run training?

Run coach Paul Larkins explains the benefits of overspeed run training and how to do do it
09 November 2017 at 14:38

How to train for your first triathlon

Whatever the distance, from super sprint to Ironman, making the decision to compete in your first triathlon can feel quite daunting. Tri coach and co-founder of Triathlon Coaching UK Matt Sanderson explains how to start, and plan, your training, whatever the level
08 November 2017 at 13:43

6 run drills that increase power

Top tri coach Joel Enoch of Hartree Jets shares 6 run drills that will help you develop more power per stride
07 November 2017 at 14:00

18 things a triathlon coach should really teach you

Inspired by a friend, our Brunty explains what he thinks a tri coach should teach their athletes…as well as the usual, run-of-the-mill, swim, bike and run stuff
07 November 2017 at 12:59